French to open another Sangatte as Calais prepares new centre for illegal migrants

A welcome centre for British-bound illegal migrants is to open in Calais before the end of this year, it emerged last night.

DAILY MAIL, 8 Dec 2009: Closely-guarded plans have been approved by French administrative judges for a structure to be built close to the town’s ferry port.

It is already being dubbed Sangatte II after the former Red Cross centre which attracted thousands of illegal foreigners before it demolished in 2002.

Tory immigration spokesman Damian Green said: ‘This is another gesture of contempt from France to Britain. The only result of this will be to encourage more potential illegal immigrants to try to break our laws.

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